Ex-Div Reminder For Eastern Virginia Bankshares (EVBS)

Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, on 5/6/15, Eastern Virginia Bankshares, Inc ( EVBS) will trade ex-dividend, for its quarterly dividend of $0.01, payable on 5/22/15. As a percentage of EVBS's recent stock price of $6.45, this dividend works out to approximately 0.16%.

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Below is a dividend history chart for EVBS, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent $0.01 declared by Eastern Virginia Bankshares, Inc:

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In general, dividends are not always predictable; but looking at the history above can help in judging whether the most recent dividend from EVBS is likely to continue, and whether the current estimated yield of 0.62% on annualized basis is a reasonable expectation of annual yield going forward. The chart below shows the one year performance of EVBS shares, versus its 200 day moving average:

Eastern Virginia Bankshares, Inc 200 Day Moving Average Chart

Looking at the chart above, EVBS's low point in its 52 week range is $5.33 per share, with $6.95 as the 52 week high point — that compares with a last trade of $6.45.

In Monday trading, Eastern Virginia Bankshares, Inc shares are currently down about 0.2% on the day.

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